For the first time ever, we learn how retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mills, decorated Vietnam veteran, found himself with orders to close the doors on this iconic institution.
Some American troops fought with guns one would expect in the multi-national mission to Peking, such as the Krag-Jorgensen. But other guns were used during the “Boxer Rebellion” that were a little more unusual, including Gatlings, M1895 Colt machine guns and the short-lived Lee Navy straight pull rifle in .236.
John Hutchins’ book is the definitive treatise on the machine gun as used by British forces from 1870-2015.
While reading this book, I found myself at about every third or fourth page exclaiming—“I never knew that!”
MACV-SOG - the Vietnam War's covert operations unit-inserted small teams deep behind enemy lines in Laos and Cambodia along the heavily defended Ho Chi Minh Trail highway system.
The Battle of Omaha Beach was not one battle, but six separate battles fought independent from one another.